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Filipinos begin race for presidency, 18,000 other offices

...before Manila's Commission on Elections with Sen. Gregorio Honasan as his vice presidential running mate. The ex-army officer is best known for helping lead a number of failed coup attempts in the 1980s.President Benigno Aquino III's six-year...
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Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

...filed a federal Freedom of Information lawsuit alleging the CIA has illegally withheld information about an El Salvador Army officer suspected of human rights violations during that country?Äos civil war.Mina Manuchehri is a fellow at the UW...
Nation and World
John Mark Kinney Juneau, Alaska. An ardent book lover, his life was a book with many chapters. His early years as a son of an Army officer, were spent in many parts of the country, including New York, Oklahoma, Texas and California, and they contributed...
Outside editorial: Obama tinkers with failed Islamic State strategy

...desperately need."We don't need the training. We have no time; we need to act now," says one retired Iraqi army officer with close connections to tribal leaders. "When it takes so long, it will be really hard to take back the territory...
Alutiiq kayak returns to Kodiak for 10-year display

...We are very pleased to be working with the Peabody Museum to share the boat in Kodiak."Edward Fast, a U.S. Army officer stationed in Alaska, collected the boat in 1868.Kodiak researchers identified the kayak while examining other artifacts...
Rival forces fight over key sites in Burundi's capital

...national broadcaster RTNB exchanged fire with forces believed to support Maj. Gen. Godefroid Niyombare, the senior army officer leading the coup attempt.The RTNB building and its surroundings were under attack for about 25 minutes, presidential...
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Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

...women fought their rescuers fiercely.A community leader from the area of northeast Nigeria said Thursday that a senior army officer who was at the scene described the women opening fire on shocked troops in the village of Nbita a week ago, with Boko...
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Five US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

...under attack from the Taliban and called in air support, he said."Unfortunately five NATO soldiers and one Afghan army officer were killed mistakenly by NATO airstrike," Rooghlawanay said.There was no way to independently confirm Rooghlawanay's...
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Rwandan leader accused in South Africa killing of ex-spy chief

...inevitably lead to another genocide of minority Tutsis.Karegeya and Nyamwasa were among four top former Rwandan Tutsi army officers who formed an opposition party in exile in 2010. The following year, they were sentenced in absentia to long jail...
Alaska's Stryker Brigade halfway through its Iraq mission

...has been the 172nd's top priority. Shields said they have set up police academies and training programs for Iraqi army officers and soldiers that include everything from marksmanship and medical training to leadership courses. Shields said it...


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